Categories
Member of Parliament Redditch Borough Council Worcestershire County Council

More funding announced to reduce rough sleeping in Worcestershire

Rough sleepers in Redditch and across Worcestershire who were housed during the pandemic will be helped to stay in accommodation this year thanks to new Government funding. 274 local councils will share £91.5 million of Government funding to ensure interim accommodation and support for the most vulnerable people. In a joint bid by all six of Worcestershire’s district councils, they […]

Categories
Member of Parliament Redditch Borough Council

Redditch to benefit from £1 million investment to unlock the town’s full potential

It’s been confirmed Redditch will benefit from a £1 million funding boost this year to further accelerate investment across the town. As part of the Prime Minister’s ‘New Deal for Britain’, towns across England that have successfully been selected to receive investment via the Government’s Towns Fund will benefit from a share of £96 million to accelerate investment in […]

Categories
Member of Parliament Worcestershire County Council

Rachel: Let’s all get active on Active Travel

WE seem to be talking about active travel more than ever – and this is great as we look to build back greener here in Redditch and across the UK. During the lockdown we saw massive increases in people walking and cycling. This appetite for active travel must be built on. We just can’t go […]

Categories
Member of Parliament Redditch Borough Council Worcestershire County Council

£1m Welcome Boost for Redditch Train Station from ‘Getting Building Fund’

Local Conservatives have welcomed a further step forward in their vision for an improved train station for Redditch today with the announcement of an additional £1m funding from central government to help kick-start the scheme. The ‘Getting Building Fund’ was announced as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ style response to the economic […]

Categories
Health & Social Care Member of Parliament NHS The Alex Worcestershire Royal

Rachel’s Appeal to Chancellor to Upgrade The Alex in Redditch and Worcestershire Royal

Rachel Maclean MP has written to Sajid Javid, the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, to ask him to list the Alex in Redditch and the Worcestershire Royal on the list of 20 hospital upgrades announced by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson. A copy of the letter from Rachel to Sajid is below.